Office of Business Operations

Parent Information

U-Bill & Financial Aid Orientation Session for Parents

The Office of Business Operations and the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships offer presentations to parents during each new student orientation. For more information or to register for a session, visit:

Payment Options

U-Bill payments can be made by cash, check, money order, cashier's check, or online by e-check or credit card. Payments must be received by the due date to avoid a late charge of up to 1% and other restrictions. U-Bills are due on the 20th of each month. For more information visit the Paying your U-Bill guide. 

Parent Plus Direct Deposit

If you have a Parent Plus loan and are anticipating receiving a refund, we encourage you to sign up for Direct Deposit. The Parent Plus Direct Deposit Form should be completed at least 15 days prior to the beginning of the semester. Completed forms can be faxed to 319-273-3009 or mailed to:  University of Northern Iowa, 103 Gilchrist Hall, Cedar Falls, IA 50614.

Creating a Third Party Account

If you would like to have access to your student's billing information, your student will need to create a Third Party Account for you. You will have your own username and password. Once the account is created, you can login at:  More information about Third Party Accounts is available here. 

New Student & Parent Checklist

If you are a new student or parent, please visit our Billing Checklist to ensure you're prepared for your first semester at UNI. 

Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

Due to these federal privacy regulations, we are unable to provide detailed information about an account to anyone other than the student. If you would like to have access to your student's information, you must have a Third Party Account.  More information about the privacy regulations is available through the Office of the Registrar.